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  • Summary: Blood Knights is an action-adventure game, players assume the role of characters who must defeat evil forces in a mythical version of the Holy Land.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 8
  2. Negative: 4 out of 8
  1. 60
    Blood Knights holds as much annoyance as satisfaction. [Christmas 2013, p.103]
  2. 50
    Blood Knights is too easy to ever become actively irritating, but its deficit of danger makes it too darn dull to hold even a devoted horror nut’s attention for long. Perhaps it’s a blessing, then, that the whole ho-hum campaign clocks in at just four hours.
  3. Dec 4, 2013
    50
    It’s hard to recommend Blood Knights when there are similar games that offer a slicker production and far greater variety.
  4. Nov 8, 2013
    45
    The hack&slay formula is simple. But Blood Knights doesn’t deliver. That this game and Venetica come from the same dev team is hard to believe.
  5. Sep 25, 2014
    30
    Blood Knights is representative of the terrible trend in game design where its devs have taken what might have been a mediocre-but-serviceable brawler and packed it full of systems that do nothing for the player but push them further away from the action.
  6. Jan 30, 2014
    30
    It’s an awkward mix of Diablo and Soul Reaver that nobody asked for. Something to play if you’ve got a few hours and an itch to bump up your Gamerscore.
  7. Dec 27, 2013
    20
    Blood Knights is like a bad B-movie. However, this game belongs in the category of really bad B-movies. There are a lot of hack ‘n’ slash games which are a lot better than Blood Knights. A disgrace for the genre.

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  3. Negative: 1 out of 1
  1. Mar 3, 2014
    0
    terrible does not even begin describing the gameplay of Blood Knights.
    Its clunky controls, trite environments, same looking hordes of
    enemies and over-simplistic character customization. Expand